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34 Crypto Currencies You Should know - Letstock.net - 0 views

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    Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies are falling substantially on Thursday after India announced a crackdown on their trading and circulation.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Money And Power: The Real Reason For The NSA Spying On Everyone | Techdirt - 1 views

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    "from the money-money-money dept More than four years ago, we wrote about all the buzz that you were hearing about "cyberwar" was little more than an attempt to drum up FUD to get the government to throw billions of dollars at private contractors. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

"Piracy Monitoring Outfit Uses Flawed Tracking Technology" - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    By Ernesto on June 12, 2016 C: 13 News Every day anti-piracy outfits monitor millions of unauthorized BitTorrent transfers. Among other things, the data collected is used to sent stark warnings to alleged pirates. However, according to a torrent site owner the tracking methods of these companies are not all foolproof.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Open Source Replacements for Expensive Applications - Datamation - 0 views

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    "These open source apps can replace expensive content creation, accounting, business intelligence, CRM and ERP and other software."
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    "These open source apps can replace expensive content creation, accounting, business intelligence, CRM and ERP and other software."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Movie Studios Want to Copy Megaupload's Servers - TorrentFreak [# ! N ] - 0 views

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    "Hollywood's major movie studios are protesting a request from Megaupload's legal team to put their civil lawsuit on hold for another six months. The movie studios will only agree to the request if they can get copies of the Megaupload servers stored at Cogent, something the defunct cloud-hosting service fiercely objects to."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Pirates Spend Much More Money on Music, Study Shows - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " y Ernesto on February 26, 2016 C: 41 News A new study has shown that music piracy is still rampant in the United States with 57 million people between the ages of 13 and 50 accessing music through unauthorized sources. Interestingly, however, these pirates also spend significantly more money on CDs and paid downloads, more than their counterparts who only consume legally."
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    " y Ernesto on February 26, 2016 C: 41 News A new study has shown that music piracy is still rampant in the United States with 57 million people between the ages of 13 and 50 accessing music through unauthorized sources. Interestingly, however, these pirates also spend significantly more money on CDs and paid downloads, more than their counterparts who only consume legally."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Copyright Industry Still Doesn't Understand This Fight Isn't About Money, But Liberty -... - 0 views

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    " Rick Falkvinge on November 29, 2015 C: 164 Opinion With a lot of people streaming music and video from services such as Spotify, Pandora and Netflix, torrenting is less of a visible conflict than ten years ago. But similar fights continue in the shape of net neutrality and privacy, with the same values: it was never about the money."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

RIAA Wants $17 Million Damages From 'New' Grooveshark - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 31, 2015 C: 34 Breaking The RIAA is asking a New York federal court to issue a default judgment against the 'reincarnation' of the defunct Grooveshark music service. The record labels are demanding more than $13 million in piracy damages plus another $4 million for willful counterfeiting. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU plans to destroy net neutrality by allowing Internet fast lanes | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "A two-tier Internet will be created in Europe as the result of a late-night "compromise" between the European Commission, European Parliament and the EU Council. The so-called "trilogue" meeting to reconcile the different positions of the three main EU institutions saw telecom companies gaining the right to offer "specialised services" on the Internet. These premium services will create a fast lane on the Internet and thus destroy net neutrality, which requires that equivalent traffic is treated in the same way."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Where is My European Union? - 0 views

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      [# ! Via Cristina Draghis -> FB's Wake up: The World Needs You...]
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    [As Greece prepares for a monumental decision, there is only one certainty: the European Ideal has been irrevocably damaged...]
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    [As Greece prepares for a monumental decision, there is only one certainty: the European Ideal has been irrevocably damaged...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Breaking: The European Union Is Taking a Look at Spotify's Contracts... - Digital Music... - 0 views

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      # ! what is unfair with artists? # ! sharing aficionad@s giving free promotion # ! or 'caring' labels grabbing their royalties...?
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    [ Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by Nina Ulloa Last week, the International Music Managers Forum wrote an open letter to the European Commission and U.S. Copyright Office regarding the leaked Sony/Spotify contract. Now, the International Artist Organisation has chimed in with their own letter to the European Commission…]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Big Telecom tried to kill net neutrality before it was even a concept | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "Opinion: Millions spent on campaigns, lobbying in bid to avoid common carrier label. by Donny Shaw Feb 15, 2015 6:00 pm UTC"
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    "Opinion: Millions spent on campaigns, lobbying in bid to avoid common carrier label. by Donny Shaw Feb 15, 2015 6:00 pm UTC"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Yes, Major Record Labels Are Keeping Nearly All The Money They Get From Spotify, Rather... - 0 views

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    "from the who-are-you-blaming-now? dept A small group of very vocal musicians has decided that the new target of their anger, after attacking cyberlockers, search engines and torrent sites, should be legal, authorized streaming services. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Stop TTIP | Campaign - 0 views

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    "... However TTIP is not about trade. It is in fact a corporate coup that will take us to a 'corporatocracy', a corporate-run world. ..."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Infamous "podcast patent" heads to trial | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    [# ! Patents turned into a collecting business instead of a invention promotion mechanism :/ ...] "A few years later, "monetizing" patents through lawsuits turned into an industry of its own. Logan turned his patents into a powerhouse licensing machine, beginning with a case filed against Apple in 2009. He went to trial and won $8 million. Settlements with other industry giants, like Samsung and Amazon, followed."
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    [# ! Patents a collecting business instead of a invention promotion mechanism :/ ...] "A few years later, "monetizing" patents through lawsuits turned into an industry of its own. Logan turned his patents into a powerhouse licensing machine, beginning with a case filed against Apple in 2009. He went to trial and won $8 million. Settlements with other industry giants, like Samsung and Amazon, followed."
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    [# ! Patents turned into a collecting business instead of a invention promotion mechanism :/ ...] "A few years later, "monetizing" patents through lawsuits turned into an industry of its own. Logan turned his patents into a powerhouse licensing machine, beginning with a case filed against Apple in 2009. He went to trial and won $8 million. Settlements with other industry giants, like Samsung and Amazon, followed."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Monkey selfie, aboriginal language among Wikipedia copyright takedown requests | ITworld - 0 views

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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Hollywood Director: Abusing Staff Can Lead to Movie Leaks | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    [# Everybody kbows # ! ... that there is not such thing called '#Leak'. # ! It's #Promotion # ! #critics to #sharing are #resources to get extra money from # ! Authorities plus an attempt to #control the #culture #flow....] _________________ " Andy on August 6, 2014 C: 31 Breaking Outspoken movie director Lexi Alexander says that movie leaks, such as the recent one involving The Expendables 3, can happen as a result of directors and producers abusing their assistants. In a move further likely to irritate her Hollywood overlords, Alexander suggests that a high-security leaking mechanism could help to cut down on abuse. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians | VICE United States - 0 views

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    "With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues from one week to the next." [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greenhouse/]
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    "With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues from one week to the next." [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greenhouse/]
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    Also available for Chrome. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/greenhouse/ifomhmgandipmpnelclcmbefppopfklc I've been using it for several weeks. Works great.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Verizon claims common carrier rules would require Web services to pay ISPs | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    " Verizon is making an alarmist argument in its response to the Federal Communications Commission's network neutrality proposal. Classification of broadband as a common carrier service-a step called for by public interest groups who want to prevent ISPs from charging Web services for faster access to consumers-would instead require ISPs to charge Netflix, YouTube, and other Web services for network access, Verizon claims."
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    " Verizon is making an alarmist argument in its response to the Federal Communications Commission's network neutrality proposal. Classification of broadband as a common carrier service-a step called for by public interest groups who want to prevent ISPs from charging Web services for faster access to consumers-would instead require ISPs to charge Netflix, YouTube, and other Web services for network access, Verizon claims."
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